Jay D'Ici & Matt G. Gagnon are creating a weekly comic book
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patrons

$120
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Welcome to The World of Conceptual Heist!

CONCEPTUAL HEIST is the science-fiction, jazzpunk, art heist, webcomic series by the Writer and Artist team of Jay D’Ici & Matt G. Gagnon. Jay is the veteran writer and co-creator of the webcomic “ The Unfinding of Erasmus Civitatum” and “Light & Letters” flash fiction series. Matt is the Award winning cartoonist (FBDM/MCAF Audience Choice Award for short comic) and creator of the webcomic series “ Yonaoshi”.
 
Since 2015 we have collaborated on CONCEPTUAL HEIST, creating a the Jazzpunk style by combining the technology of Cyberpunk and the fashion and style of the 1920’s jazzage. Together we have many years experience working in the video game industry with over twenty projects between them, including several AAA titles.

Although we both have other projects CONCEPTUAL HEIST is our main focus. We have released at least a strip every week since April 21st 2015, but most weeks we post on both Monday and Thursday.

Are you ready to Join the heist? (#jointheheist)

By supporting us on Patreon not only are you helping improve the comic, you also get:

  •  Early Access to Strips, PDFs of the each Chapter and Wallpapers (2$) 
  •  Full Pages when they are completed, and access to scripts with commentary from Jay (5$)
  •  Printable Monthly drawings, behind the scenes looks at Matt’s art process, and Outline and story development from Jay (7$)
  •  And the chance to appear in the comic yourself. (25$)
  •  Discounts on future Kickstarters!


Why we're on Patreon:

Patreon is the best way to help fund CONCEPTUAL HEIST on a regular basis. We use the money we get to help pay for things like website fees, promotions, and going to events. Patreon provides our readers with an easy way to support the comic, and allows you the chance to get closer to the action on not only Conceptual heist but the other projects we’re working on.

The entirety of CONCEPTUAL HEIST should be approximately 1662 strips all told, which at our current pace will see the series completed after 12 years. But with enough Patreon support we will be able increase updates, hire colourists full time, even switch the updates from strips to full pages. At full funding we could complete the series within 4-5 years. On our way to that goal we also want to hire a web-designer to help improve the look of the comic and move it to our own site.


What it means to be a Patreon.

Before publishing houses, magazines and the business focused drive of the arts, artists and writers would get Patrons who they would write or paint for. Those patrons would find artists they enjoyed or wanted to help and partially as a status symbol they would help fund an artists endeavors. With the expansion of the internet and how artists no longer need a publisher to reach their audience, Patreon was created to allow artists to reach out to readers and fans so that they can get some form of Patronage from their readers.

When you become a Patron and financially support our work you’re helping to encourage us to keep going as well as earning some fun rewards. You can use your credit card or on-line payment system of choice and select the level of support you want to offer us and Patreon will collect and send us that payment on the first of each month. You will receive extra content beyond the comic based on the level of support you give us.

Help CONCEPTUAL HEIST and join us on Patreon.

With just 2$ you can help support us and be part of the heist. On the first of each month a charge will go through your account or on your card of choice. You can change your level of support any time you want, and you can cancel any time you want. CONCEPTUAL HEIST will always be free, but your support will see us producing more comics at a higher quality, and will help us conclude the story faster.

How to Officially become a Patreon and Join the Heist
It is very easy to become a new Patreon:
1- Click the "Become a Patron" Button
2- Choose the level you want to help support us, each level has their own bonuses.
3- Click Continue
4- Add your Payment Information, either through Paypal or entering another payment method of your choice
5- Click Confirm and Pledge
6- Congratulations, You’ve now officially Joined the heist!

You will immediately receive access to:
Our wallpaper collection including covers to chapter 1-4, and bonus images.
Over 70 Pages of comics!

Thank you for helping us pursue our love of comics and bringing you more CONCEPTUAL HEIST.-Jay D’Ici & Matt G. Gagnon

Tiers
Light Fingers
$1 or more per month 0 patrons
Thanks for helping out and the support!
Welcome to the Heist
$2 or more per month 1 patron
Early access to strips!

Also backers at this level will also receive exclusive wallpapers and PDF collections of each chapter as they are completed.
Heist planner
$5 or more per month 4 patrons
Copies of the assembled pages as they are completed, kind of like the PDFs but incremental and faster. 


Also get the scripts for each chapter as they are completed. They will be posted early letting you see what is going to happen before even the strips are released.

Stealing the Plans
$7 or more per month 4 patrons
Monthly process videos and art from Matt, as he works on Conceptual heist and other projects  as well as receiving a monthly printable digital drawing. 


Jay will post outlines from Conceptual Heist and some of his other projects, so you can see how he breaks down stories.



Textbook Heist
$15 or more per month 0 patrons
Everything else we offer as well as the opportunity to submit ideas for Matt's monthly drawings.
Knox's Right Hand
$25 or more per month 2 of 6 patrons
Everything offered in the other rewards plus after 3 months of your continued support you or someone of your choosing get to become a supporting character in the comic! If you continue to support us for another 3 months at this level Matt will do a personal digital portrait of you. You'll also recieve signed print copies of the scripts.
Goals
$120 of $150 per month
ART/STORY/PRINT RAFFLES!

Once every 2 months we will select winners of various prizes, from sketch cards, to prints, to background story requests, to books. (More details for how this will work as we get closer to the goal.)
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Welcome to The World of Conceptual Heist!

CONCEPTUAL HEIST is the science-fiction, jazzpunk, art heist, webcomic series by the Writer and Artist team of Jay D’Ici & Matt G. Gagnon. Jay is the veteran writer and co-creator of the webcomic “ The Unfinding of Erasmus Civitatum” and “Light & Letters” flash fiction series. Matt is the Award winning cartoonist (FBDM/MCAF Audience Choice Award for short comic) and creator of the webcomic series “ Yonaoshi”.
 
Since 2015 we have collaborated on CONCEPTUAL HEIST, creating a the Jazzpunk style by combining the technology of Cyberpunk and the fashion and style of the 1920’s jazzage. Together we have many years experience working in the video game industry with over twenty projects between them, including several AAA titles.

Although we both have other projects CONCEPTUAL HEIST is our main focus. We have released at least a strip every week since April 21st 2015, but most weeks we post on both Monday and Thursday.

Are you ready to Join the heist? (#jointheheist)

By supporting us on Patreon not only are you helping improve the comic, you also get:

  •  Early Access to Strips, PDFs of the each Chapter and Wallpapers (2$) 
  •  Full Pages when they are completed, and access to scripts with commentary from Jay (5$)
  •  Printable Monthly drawings, behind the scenes looks at Matt’s art process, and Outline and story development from Jay (7$)
  •  And the chance to appear in the comic yourself. (25$)
  •  Discounts on future Kickstarters!


Why we're on Patreon:

Patreon is the best way to help fund CONCEPTUAL HEIST on a regular basis. We use the money we get to help pay for things like website fees, promotions, and going to events. Patreon provides our readers with an easy way to support the comic, and allows you the chance to get closer to the action on not only Conceptual heist but the other projects we’re working on.

The entirety of CONCEPTUAL HEIST should be approximately 1662 strips all told, which at our current pace will see the series completed after 12 years. But with enough Patreon support we will be able increase updates, hire colourists full time, even switch the updates from strips to full pages. At full funding we could complete the series within 4-5 years. On our way to that goal we also want to hire a web-designer to help improve the look of the comic and move it to our own site.


What it means to be a Patreon.

Before publishing houses, magazines and the business focused drive of the arts, artists and writers would get Patrons who they would write or paint for. Those patrons would find artists they enjoyed or wanted to help and partially as a status symbol they would help fund an artists endeavors. With the expansion of the internet and how artists no longer need a publisher to reach their audience, Patreon was created to allow artists to reach out to readers and fans so that they can get some form of Patronage from their readers.

When you become a Patron and financially support our work you’re helping to encourage us to keep going as well as earning some fun rewards. You can use your credit card or on-line payment system of choice and select the level of support you want to offer us and Patreon will collect and send us that payment on the first of each month. You will receive extra content beyond the comic based on the level of support you give us.

Help CONCEPTUAL HEIST and join us on Patreon.

With just 2$ you can help support us and be part of the heist. On the first of each month a charge will go through your account or on your card of choice. You can change your level of support any time you want, and you can cancel any time you want. CONCEPTUAL HEIST will always be free, but your support will see us producing more comics at a higher quality, and will help us conclude the story faster.

How to Officially become a Patreon and Join the Heist
It is very easy to become a new Patreon:
1- Click the "Become a Patron" Button
2- Choose the level you want to help support us, each level has their own bonuses.
3- Click Continue
4- Add your Payment Information, either through Paypal or entering another payment method of your choice
5- Click Confirm and Pledge
6- Congratulations, You’ve now officially Joined the heist!

You will immediately receive access to:
Our wallpaper collection including covers to chapter 1-4, and bonus images.
Over 70 Pages of comics!

Thank you for helping us pursue our love of comics and bringing you more CONCEPTUAL HEIST.-Jay D’Ici & Matt G. Gagnon

Recent posts by Jay D'Ici & Matt G. Gagnon

Tiers
Light Fingers
$1 or more per month 0 patrons
Thanks for helping out and the support!
Welcome to the Heist
$2 or more per month 1 patron
Early access to strips!

Also backers at this level will also receive exclusive wallpapers and PDF collections of each chapter as they are completed.
Heist planner
$5 or more per month 4 patrons
Copies of the assembled pages as they are completed, kind of like the PDFs but incremental and faster. 


Also get the scripts for each chapter as they are completed. They will be posted early letting you see what is going to happen before even the strips are released.

Stealing the Plans
$7 or more per month 4 patrons
Monthly process videos and art from Matt, as he works on Conceptual heist and other projects  as well as receiving a monthly printable digital drawing. 


Jay will post outlines from Conceptual Heist and some of his other projects, so you can see how he breaks down stories.



Textbook Heist
$15 or more per month 0 patrons
Everything else we offer as well as the opportunity to submit ideas for Matt's monthly drawings.
Knox's Right Hand
$25 or more per month 2 of 6 patrons
Everything offered in the other rewards plus after 3 months of your continued support you or someone of your choosing get to become a supporting character in the comic! If you continue to support us for another 3 months at this level Matt will do a personal digital portrait of you. You'll also recieve signed print copies of the scripts.